Coca-Cola Ireland and Coca-Cola HBC Ireland are taking
After rolling out
“Our investment in
The Galway scheme opened in November 2014 with 19 stations and 195 bikes. Launched by Minister for Transport Tourism and Sport Paschal O’Donohoe with the help of TV and radio personality Hector O’Heochagain and Connacht rugby player Tiernan O’Halloran, the bikes were warmly welcomed by the people of Galway.
"From Eyre Square, to Spanish Arch and Galway Cathedral, we’ve located the
Coca-Cola Zero Bikes were introduced to Limerick next, with 215 bikes and 23 stations opening in December 2014. Minister for Education and Skills Jan O’Sullivan officiated the launch along with Deputy Mayor of Limerick Cllr Maria Byrne. Former Ireland and Munster rugby player David Wallace was also on hand to encourage locals to register and get cycling!
"Limerick City and County Council, through Limerick Smarter Travel, has been very active during the last couple of years in terms of getting people to consider alternative, more sustainable travel methods and I think this public bike scheme also makes the city centre a more attractive and comfortable location to visit ensuring an improved quality of life in the city's natural and built environment." Councillor Maria Byrne, Deputy Mayor of Limerick
“I am delighted to be part of the launch of the
The Cork scheme opened in two phases. 15 stations went live in December 2014, with the remaining 16 stations completed in March 2015. Now fully complete, the scheme is the largest outside of Dublin with 31 stations and 330 bikes located throughout Cork city, from Kent Station to Gaol Walk, and from Griffith Bridge to the College of Commerce.
“I’m delighted to officially launch the
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